California Legislature to vote on 11 anti-gun bills in one day.
Sacramento, CA -(AmmoLand.com)- Today, Tuesday, June 14th at 9 A.M., the California Legislature will hear the most anti-gun bills it’s heard in one day; spread out over both houses and three different committees.
The only description that seems appropriate is “Gunpocalypse”. This is the second round of the same push to turn the law-abiding into overnight criminals— aka Gunpocalypse: Round 2.
WHO: Craig J. DeLuz, Dir. Of Legislative & Public Affairs, Firearms Policy Coalition
WHEN: Tuesday, June 14, 2016 (Before, during and after the hearings)
WHERE: State Capitol Building (Outside Room 2040)
Bills to be heard in the Assembly include:
- SB 880 (Hall): Bans common and constitutionally protected firearms that have magazine locking devices.
- SB 894 (Jackson): Re-victimizes victims by criminalizing the failure to report lost and stolen firearms.
- SB 1235 (de Leon): Restrictions on ammunition purchases, creates a DOJ database of ammunition owners.
- SB 1407 (de Leon): Retroactively requires serial numbers to be placed on firearms dating back at least 50 years.
- SB 1446 (Hancock): Confiscation of lawfully acquired, standard capacity ammunition feeding devices.
- SB 1006 (Wolk): University of California taxpayer funding for gun control research. (This bill will be heard the same day in the Assembly Committee on Higher Education.)
Bills to be heard in the Senate include:
- AB 1664 (Levine): Bans common and constitutionally protected firearms that have magazine locking devices.
- AB 1673 (Gipson): Redefines “firearms” to include items that are not firearms.
- AB 1674 (Santiago): Bans buying more than one firearm within a 30-day period.
- AB 1695 (Bonta): Creates a new non-violent misdemeanor that leads to a firearms prohibition.
- AB 2607 (Ting): Dramatically expands who can request a “Gun Violence Restraining Order”.
About Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC):
Firearms Policy Coalition is a grassroots 501(c)4 nonprofit public benefit organization. FPC’s mission is to protect and defend the Constitution of the United States, especially the fundamental, individual Second Amendment right to keep and bear arms.
More information about FPC can be found at www.firearmspolicy.org.